Water United States

One of the smartest investments we can make

For the past 25 years, every U.S. president beginning with George H. W. Bush has upheld a straightforward, three-word policy for protecting the nation's sensitive and valuable wetlands: No Net Loss. And for a quarter of a century, we have failed in this...

17 April 2014
By Jane Lubchenco and Mark R Tercek
CSR Global

Cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders

Each year numerous corporations, including IBM, SAP, EY, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline and Dow, send a select group of employees into emerging markets to help address local needs. While these programs are good for society and the world, they are also beneficial to...

16 April 2014
By Johanna Söderström and Neil Hawkins
Water Global

More to water than what meets the eye

Responsible water usage is not the lone responsibility of industries that have obvious water source needs. It is the responsibility of all organisations, as water is often used as a direct or indirect source in almost all aspects of manufacturing and...

16 April 2014
By Jean-Marc Vesselle
Water Global

Should we close the high seas to fishing?

As recently as the 1950s, most global fish stocks were maintained at healthy levels, but as fishing technology improved, many species were systematically overexploited. In a recent issue of PLoS Biology, one research shows that the best way to recover...

16 April 2014
By Jason G Goldman